University Faculty of Liege (Bachelor of Philosophy, 1971). University of Leuven (Licentie in de Rechten, 1974). Post-graduate studies, University of Cambridge, England (Master of Laws, 1976, Diploma in Comparative Legal Studies).
Spoken languages: Dutch, French, English and German.
Working as a partner of MICHEL ALSTEENS. Admitted to the bar, 1976, Brussels.